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The Key to Success in Baseball Is…Second Basemen?

Published by on May 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Let's take a minute to reflect on the greatest baseball players of all time.  You know the guys I'm talking about: Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, and Henry Aaron.

What do these guys all have in common?

None of them were second basemen.

So does someone want to explain to me why the least important position in baseball has suddenly become the difference-maker for successful teams?

I know it's early in the season to be making predictions, but come on.  Just looking at the names and stats of the division-leading second baseman lets kids know that you can be a great hitter and still limit yourself to a 65-foot throw to first base.  That's the kind of physical strai...

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